Audit Committee, Wednesday, 4 April 2018
This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber, Mendip District Council, Shepton Mallet at 5.30 pm.
1 CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Chair will give their announcements. Mobile phones should be switched to silent and the evacuation procedures in the event of an emergency will be explained.
2 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive apologies from Members who are unable to attend the meeting.
3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
If a member of the Audit Committee or other member of the Council present at the meeting has a personal or prejudicial interest in any agenda item during this meeting they should declare its existence and nature publicly.
4 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
a) For items on the agenda
b) For items not on the agenda
5 PREVIOUS MINUTES
To confirm the minutes of the Audit Committee meeting held on 31 January 2018.
6 EXTERNAL AUDIT PROGRESS UPDATE
This report provides an update of the progress of the 2017/18 External Audit.
7 2018/19 INTERNAL AUDIT PLAN AND CHARTER
The purpose of this report os for Members to approve the Internal Audit Charter and the Annual Internal Audit Plan for 2018/19.
8 2017/18 INTERNAL AUDIT PLAN PROGRESS
This report provides an update of the progress of the 2017/18 Internal Audit.
9 EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC
The Audit Committee is asked to consider whether a resolution should be passed to exclude the press and public from the meeting during items 10 to 12 on the grounds that exempt information (as defined in Schedule 12A Local Government Act 1972) of the following description is likely to be disclosed:
Category 3 - Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including those of the Council).
10 INTERNAL AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS MONITORING Q4 2017/18
This paper updates the Committee on work to monitor and progress outstanding internal audit recommendations.
11 UPDATE ON RISK MANAGEMENT REPORT Q4 2017/18
This report provides an update on the Strategic Risk Register.
12 URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any other business which the Chairman decides is urgent.